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University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mervyn H. Sterne Library

A digital collection of books printed in the 19th century with emphasis on books published from 1850-1865. Includes general information from this era; essays and letters depicting the culture and environment during this period; and discussions about the political aspects of the Civil War.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mervyn H. Sterne Library

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Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century
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Slavery--Justification
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Alcoholism--Physiological effect
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Autobiography
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Campaign literature, 1860--Democratic
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Christian converts from Judaism--England--Biography
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American Libraries
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University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mervyn H. Sterne Library
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Civil War Documents
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bledsoe, albert taylor, 1809-1877
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brownlow, william gannaway, 1805-1877
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chapin, e. h. (edwin hubbell), 1814-1880
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christy, david
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combe, george, 1788-1858; foster, john, 1770-1843; macnish, robert, 1802-1837; stael, madame de (anne-louise-germaine), 1766-1817; mason, john, 1706-1763
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craik, dinah maria mulock, 1826-1887
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by Pollard, Edward Alfred, 1831-1872
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First published under title: The Southern spy; or, Curiosities of Negro slavery in the South
Topics: Slaves--United States--Social conditions--19th century, Slavery--Political aspects--United...
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by Combe, George, 1788-1858; Foster, John, 1770-1843; Macnish, Robert, 1802-1837; Stael, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817; Mason, John, 1706-1763
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Essays
Topics: Self-knowledge, Theory of, Conduct of life, Autobiography, Sleep--Philosophy, Literature and...
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by Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 1809-1877
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Five essays: The nature of civil liberty--The arguments and positions of abolitionsists--The argument from the Scriptures--The argument from the public good--The fugitive slave law
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century, United States. Fugitive slave law...
Numerous illustrative diagrams
Topic: Home economics--History--19th century
Debate held in Philadelphia, September, 1858
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century, Slavery--Justification
"Ladies' cooking assistant and family friend" has separate special title page dated 1851
Topics: Medicine, Popular, Cookery
"by Somebody"
Topic: Southern States--Social life and customs--19th century--Fiction
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by Emmons, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulfinch)
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Investigates and explains the origins of superstitions
Topics: Superstition--History--19th century, Spiritualism--History--19th century
Topics: Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818, Semiole War, 2nd, 1835-1842, Florida--History--Spanish colony,...
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by Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1981
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"letters to the young men, young women, and young married people, as classes, with distinctness of aim and application..."
Topics: Youth--Conduct of life, Youth--Social life and customs--19th century
"The age of greenbacks" on cover; title page signed: "by a Boston merchant;" preface signed A. W. S. [Amos W. Stetson]
Topics: United States--Economic conditions--19th century, Currency question--United States--History--19th...
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by Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910
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An expansion of a lecture delivered at the Manchester Athenaeum
Topics: Slavery--Moral and ethical aspects--United States, Slavery in the Bible
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by Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887
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"A portion of these 'Thoughts' originally appeared in Chambers' journal"
Topic: Single women--Great Britain--Social conditions--19th century
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by Heighway, Osborn W. Trenery
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Memoir based on the papers of Leila Ada
Topic: Christian converts from Judaism--England--Biography
Selections of letters and extracts recommended by the 1860 Association: The non-slaveholders of the South--Has the general government the right to coerce a state?--The character and influence of abolitionism
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--History--19th century, Secession, Slave labor
"by an American" "From the Library of Americana of Joseph Dudley Sutter"
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century, Cotton trade--Political...
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by Peabody, Andrew P. (Andrew Preston), 1811-1893
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New edition, revised with additions; dedicated to American teachers
Topics: Conversation, English language--19th century--Spoken English, English language--19th century--Idioms
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by Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880
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A series of lectures: Moral significance of the city -- The world of traffic --The dominion of fashion--The circle of amusement--The three vices--The three social forces--The lower depths--Society and the individual
Topics: Universalist Church--Sermons, Sermons, American, City and town life--Religious aspects--Sermons,...
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by Mayfield, Millie
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Author uses pseudonym; "from the Library of Americana of Joseph Dudley Sutter"
Topics: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry, Confederate States of America--History--Poetry
"From the Library of Americana of Joseph Dudley Sutter"
Topics: United States--Politics and government--1861-1865, Campaign literature, 1860--Democratic,...